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Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing esentprf.dll files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent esentprf.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

esentprf.dll file Extensible Storage Engine Performance Monitoring Library for Microsoft(R) Windows(R). The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of esentprf.dll related errors on your device. You can also download esentprf.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename esentprf.dll
File extension DLL
Description Extensible Storage Engine Performance Monitoring Library for Microsoft(R) Windows(R)
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to esentprf.dll file. esentprf.dll file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to esentprf.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • esentprf.dll is corrupted
  • esentprf.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - esentprf.dll
  • esentprf.dll file error
  • esentprf.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register esentprf.dll file:
  • esentprf.dll file could not be loaded
  • esentprf.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because esentprf.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to esentprf.dll can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing esentprf.dll file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

esentprf.dll file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with esentprf.dll file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to esentprf.dll file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of esentprf.dll or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to esentprf.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the esentprf.dll file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the esentprf.dll file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the esentprf.dll file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace esentprf.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace esentprf.dll file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded esentprf.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of esentprf.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your esentprf.dll file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename esentprf.dll
System Windows 10
File size 65024 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 db14d5876fb059617bfc2ffecee93a82
SHA1 ed3e53b8b29301f00b6ffe910b3a2976c3741828
SHA256 adfdfa2ca2ab81470544e10ca79c3a5ec381e403ce2528f2ca8e47a618ce53a3
CRC32 79cd867e
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename esentprf.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 61440 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 dbbb3eff82a612e74a8d0e50fc0af40e
SHA1 a4e16e221a1b9e2edd5eff2334b071c2beaf12b2
SHA256 d3a5ed93263729cd1717d70274f18fedbc8e298000a0d35915a056124d3258e3
CRC32 faf22189
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename esentprf.dll
System Windows 8
File size 58880 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 33f34e13f39d79369e7b8639d5ea2346
SHA1 2fa6800296b48ad05e7d2cb69b747752d35694e7
SHA256 a6601dd74c2481f118ae6a819dc49d9abb2fd1fdc041e281b23342b2db1dec89
CRC32 eb06957f
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename esentprf.dll
System Windows 7
File size 38912 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 8c9179609935f84202028849112d355a
SHA1 411bf30f645268f0a8b1e64e96504ab96ef32125
SHA256 fbdd3bb4bf8f6854aa4e7e6ad4f86ea3e62363c86d87d2de884dc343a58c7d07
CRC32 e18f0580
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename esentprf.dll
System Windows 7
File size 39424 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 bfccb94cbce9a3ce51f8f4b7e15ec7d7
SHA1 8c0768df7c7f7fabf55557f82cd2f9c830d96d1f
SHA256 78f3169fdb99faf93679695e981cc46923276430a33a307f21864b98749492e5
CRC32 fdf70725
Example file location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
Filename esentprf.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 36352 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2a238698eaf925970630ceebad0a6d35
SHA1 96f55f0628f0394e17a9fd88105b5b047629bb02
SHA256 ad39d90d9f580f12639a27697790af1ebd51f0264ee61e690d2dc378a03c0841
CRC32 07278871
Example file location ---
Filename esentprf.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 36864 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 32dd015b2fe80f70c3e16929ee54ae2f
SHA1 4465c9c8cbb8760347ee93af903664a188468ee2
SHA256 23da90c801a57a9b35f89331cf68526fedfac0dc3745fd1082d18851ba8fbbbf
CRC32 310553ff
Example file location ---
Filename esentprf.dll
System Windows XP
File size 17408 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 6e2e91b2225d09496163b56f909908d2
SHA1 5019c52a0cce980cf73319a3285c83f2a1c92ee9
SHA256 9934c108906cdc5f321df3d5b66be505dee2be0d620f4b2374d440591016aadc
CRC32 a1fed32c
Example file location ---